- Assistant Professor of Nursing
- BSN, Nursing, University of Rochester
- MPH, Community Health Education, Hunter College, City University of New York
- MSN, Nursing, Hunter College, City University of New York
- PhD, Nursing, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey
Education & Training
Gilmartin, H. & Hessels, A.Concurrent Education Session “Implementation Science for IPs”, at APIC 2018 45thAnnual Conference, 06/2018, Minneapolis, MN.
Hessels, A.J. Invited presentation “Missed Opportunities with Standard Precautions”, at Infusion Nurses Society 2018 Annual Conference, 05/2018, Cleveland, OH.
Hessels, A.J. & Paliwal, M. Poster: “Missed Nursing Care and the Relationship to Nurse and Hospital Characteristics”, at Eastern Nurse Research Society 29th Annual Scientific Sessions, 04/2018, Newark, NJ.
Hessels, A.J.Invited concurrent session, title: "Fast Fourward: Staffing Gems, "Missed Nursing Care and the Relationship to Nurse and Hospital Characteristics”, at American Nurses Association (ANA) Quality and Innovation Conference,03/2018, Orlando, FL.
Hessels. A. Invited Presentation: “Development of Standard Precautions Vignettes to Enhance Situational Awareness and Highly Reliable Practice” at Northern New Jersey Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology,12/2017, Montclair, N.J.
Hessels, A.J.& Wurmser, T. Paper: “Missed Nursing Care: Predictors and Outcomes” at Ann May Center for Nursing’s 13th Annual Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Conference, 11/2017, Farmingdale, N.J.
Hessels, A.J.Invited Panelist: moderated a panel on “Reducing Hospital-Acquired Infections” at the 8th Annual NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Nursing Research, Evidence-Based Practice (EBR), and Innovation Symposium: Empowering Nurses to Effect Change through Research and EBP, 11/2017,New York, NY.
Barrett, C., Rebecca Reinhold, R. Donna Ruggiero, D., Hessels, A.Poster presentation: “A Quality Improvement project to evaluate repeated inpatient colonoscopy to improve patient outcomes” at Ann May Center for Nursing’s 13th Annual Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Conference, 11/2017, Farmingdale, N.J.
Hessels, A.J.Invited Keynote: “From Theory to Practice: Survey Considerations in Nursing Research” at Virtua Innovations in Care Conference, 10/2017, Voorhees, N.J.
Hessels, A.J. Paper: “Development of Standard Precaution Vignettes to Enhance Situational Awareness and Highly Reliable Practice”, at Association of Occupational Health Professionals, 09/2017, Denver, Colorado.
Wurmser, T., Harvey, J., Fleming, K., Hessels, A.,Paliwal, M. Poster presentation: “ITEAM: Interprofessional Teamwork and Education across Microsystems: Impacting/Improving care coordination and transitions for older adult patients” at Nexus Summit, National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, 08/2017, Minneapolis, MN.
Wurmser, T., Harvey, J., Fleming, K., Hessels, A.,Paliwal, M. Poster presentation: “GIFT: Geriatric Interdisciplinary Fellowship Training Program.” at Nexus Summit, National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, 08/2017, Minneapolis, MN.
Hessels, A.J.& Paliwal, M. Poster: “Missed Nursing Care and the Relationship to Nurse and Hospital Characteristics,” at Organization of Nurse Leaders, New Jersey 15th Annual Research Day, 06/2017, Princeton, NJ.
Hessels, A.J.Invited Keynote: “Becoming a Nurse Scientist: Evolution of a Program of Research,” at the New Jersey State Nurses Association’s 2017 Institute for Nursing Research & Scholarship Luncheon, 06/2017, Iselin, NJ.
Conway, L., Haas, J., Hessels, A.J. & Larson, E.L. Panelist Presentation. “Building Your Professional Competency in Research: How Peer Review Really Works,” at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology’s (APIC) 2017 44th Annual Conference, 06/2017, Portland, OR
Hessels, A.J.Oral presentation: “Predatory Publishing and Eminent Researchers Like You,” at the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) 2017 Editorial Board Meeting,06/2017, Portland, OR.
Hessels, A.J.Poster presentation: “Testing Standard Precaution Vignettes and Tools for Cross-Purpose Use in Surveillance and Education” at the APIC 2017 44th Annual Conference, 06/2017, Portland, OR
Kern-Goldberger, A., Hessels, A.,Saiman, L. Quittell, L. Paper: “Patient and Family Knowledge and Attitudes toward Safety in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Clinical Trials: A Qualitative Analysis”, atPediatricAcademic Societies, 05/2017, San Francisco, CA.
Hessels, A.J.Larson, E.L. Poster presentation: The Relationship between Patient Safety Climate and Standard Precaution Adherence: A systematic review” at Eastern Nurse Research Society 29th Annual Scientific Sessions, 04/2017, Philadelphia. PA.
Wurmser, T., Harvey, J., Fleming, K., Hessels, A.,Paliwal, M. Paper presentation: “ITEAM: Interprofessional Teamwork and Education Across Microsystems: Impacting/Improving care coordination and transitions for older adult patients” at Annual NICHE Conference, 04/2017, Austin, TX.
Hessels AJ,Murray MT, Cohen B, Larson EL. Perception of Patient Safety Culture in Pediatric Long-Term Care Settings. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 2018. [In press]. https://journals.lww.com/jhqonline/Abstract/publishahead/Perception_of_Patient_Safety_Culture_in_Pediatric.99824.aspx
Hessels AJ, Liu J, Cohen B, Shang J, Larson EL. Severity of Illness Measures for Pediatric Inpatients. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 2018. [In press]. https://journals.lww.com/jhqonline/Abstract/publishahead/Severity_of_Illness_Measures_for_Pediatric.99825.aspx
Kern-Goldberger, A. S., Hessels, A. J., Saiman, L., & Quittell, L. M.. Understanding of safety monitoring in clinical trials by individuals with CF or their parents: A qualitative analysis. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 2018. [In press]. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29550263
Hessels, A.J.,Darby, S.W., Simpser, E., Saiman, L., & Larson, E.L. National Testing of the Nursing-Kids Intensity of Care Survey for Pediatric Long-term Care. J Pediatr Nurs. 2017; 37, 86-90. PMCID: PMC5681364
Hessels AJ,Agarwal M, Saiman L, Larson EL. Measuring patient safety culture in pediatric long-term care. J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2017;10(2):81-87. doi: 10.3233/PRM-170432.
Carter, E., Mancino, D., Hessels, A.J.,Kelly, A.M. & Larson, E.L. Reported Hours of Infection Prevention Education Received Positively Associated with Student Nurses’ Ability to Comply with Infection Prevention Practices: Results from a Nationwide Survey. Nurse Education Today.2017; 53:19-25. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2017.02.021.PMID: 28365555.
Hessels, A.J.Murray, M., Cohen, B. & Larson, E.L. Patient Safety Climate Survey in Pediatric Complex Care Settings: A Factor Analysis. Journal of Patient Safety. 2017; [In press]. (NIHMS785856, Publ.ID: JPS-15-70).
Hessels, A.J.,Genovese-Schek, V., Agarwal, M., Wurmser, T. &Larson, E.L. Relationship between Patient Safety Climate and Adherence to Standard Precautions. Am J Infect Control. 2016; 44 (10), 1128-1132.
Loyland, B. Wilmont, S., Hessels, A.J. & Larson, E.L. Staff Knowledge, Awareness, Perceptions, and Beliefs about Infection Prevention in Pediatric Long-term Care Facilities. Nursing Research, 2016; 65(2), p.132-141.
Hessels, A.J.& Larson. E.L. Systematic Review of Patient Safety Climate and Standard Precaution Adherence. Journal of Hospital Infection. 2016; 92(4), 349-362.
Hessels, A.J.,Agarwal, M., Liu, J. & Larson, E.L. Incidence and Risk Factors for Healthcare Associated Infections after Hip Surgery. Surgical Infections,2016; 17(6), 761-765.DOI: 10.1089/sur.2016.062.
Hessels, A.J.,Robinson B, O’Rourke M, Begg MD, Larson EL. Building interdisciplinary research models through interactive education. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2015; 8(6), p. 793-799.
For a complete list of publications, please visit PubMed.gov